Law Enforcement
Dan Nichols: Law Enforcement  

This program will provide an excellent background for the student who is interested in pursuing law or law enforcement as a career. Employment in this field is highly competitive. Individuals should be drug and conviction free, have good interpersonal skills, and be computer literate. Students successfully completing this program will earn college credit at LLCC towards an Associates Degree in Law Enforcement Administration. Additional coursework may also be pursued at the University of Illinois at
Springfield campus to complete a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice.



2201 Toronto Road
Springfield, IL 62712
Tel: 217.529.5431
Fax: 217.529.7861

What will you be able to do?

  • Describe the Illinois criminal justice system
  • Explain the law enforcement code of ethics and chain of command
  • Explain constitutional and criminal law, laws of arrest, rules of evidence, and search and seizure
  • Demonstrate patrol procedures
  • Demonstrate arrest techniques and defense tactics
  • Investigate traffic accidents
  • Conduct criminal investigations
  • Demonstrate proficiency in first responder techniques
  • Discuss trial and testifying procedures
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the corrections systems and its operations
  • Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate effective police report writing skills

Available Certifications

  • WorkForce Ready Law Enforcement

Employment Opportunities

  • Military Police Officer
  • Private InvestigatorState Police Officer
  • Dispatcher
  • Insurance Fraud Investigator
  • Corrections Officer
  • Executive Security/Body Guard
  • Security Guard/Officer
  • Local, Municipal, & County Police Officer
  • Federal Officer


  • State Police Department
  • Federal Agencies
  • U.S. Military Services
  • Private Security Agencies
  • Retail and Hospital Security
  • Correctional Agencies

CACC Law Enforcement


CACC Law Enforcement

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